How to Install LineageOS 14.1 (Android N – 7.1.2) in Lenovo A6000/Plus

Resurrection Remix ROM for Lenovo A6000Plus

Lenovo introduced A6000 in Jan 2015 & A6000 Plus in April 2015. Lenovo A6000 received great response from all the users. It was also termed as one of the best low budget Android Smartphone. However, things have changed now, many new devices have arrived with much better specs & less cost. Lenovo slowly started losing hold from A6000 updates.

Things got worse after Lenovo A6000 Lollipop 5.0.2 update. Some of the common issues after update were battery drain, less free RAM, lag while multi tasking & the ugly VibeUI update. But thanks to all the hardwork of developers, we are getting the chance of using Android Nougat 7.1.2 in Lenovo A6000/Plus through Resurrection Remix ROM based on Cyanogenmod 14.

Update 28th Sept 2017:

Changelog:

  • Merged Latest CAF TAG LA.BR.1.2.9_rb1.24
  • Prima LA.BR.1.2.9_rb1.24
  • Display, Media, Audio [HALs] to LA.BR.1.2.9_rb1.24
  • Wlan configs updated to LA.BR.1.2.9_rb1.24
  • Media profiles updated to LA.BR.1.2.9_rb1.24
  • Compiled with SNAPDRAGON LLVM CLANG
  • Fixed dual channeling of speakers [Now android sees our speakers as stereo]
  • Fixed that buzzy sound while video recording
  • Increased volume of speakers by a bit
  • Conditionally Enable ant hal when needed (Saves Battery)
  • Fixed Memory Leaks in LCD drivers

CM 14 based Resurrection Remix ROM has been added. It rarely has any bugs but few freezes which can be avoided by using less heavy apps. You might not be aware of Resurrection Remix ROM but its a modified version of Cyanogenmod 14 which has lot more customization options without compromising performance & battery life.

What is Resurrection Remix?

Resurrection Remix ROM for Lenovo A6000/Plus
Resurrection Remix ROM for Lenovo A6000/Plus

Resurrection Remix the ROM has been based on CM,slim.omni and original Remix ROM builds, this creates an awesome combination of performance, customization, power and the most new features, brought directly to Lenovo A6000/Plus.

Key Features of RR ROM in Lenovo A6000/Plus:

  • 32 Bit
  • Pre Rooted
  • Xposed Working (Not PreInstalled)
  • One of the best ROM for Lenovo A6000/Plus.
  • Everything is working perfectly! All the screenshots are attached below!

ROM Info:

  • ROM OS Version: 7.1.2 Nougat
  • ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x
  • Based On: RR CM 14 (v5.8.5)

Requirements:

  1. Rooted Lenovo A6000/Plus Smartphone: How to Root.
  2. Install TWRP Recovery: Lenovo A6000 TWRP 
  3. You must be on Lollipop ROM.
  4. Backup all your contacts, Apps & other data using any app like Titanium Backup.
  5. Charge your Lenovo A6000/Plus upto 30%!
  6. ROM zip file (Download link at the end)
Also read: How to unbrick dead Lenovo A6000/Plus .

How to Install Android N in Lenovo A6000/Plus:

Step 1. Download the ROM & GApps from the below link. Transfer both the files in your device’s SDcard.

Step 2. Switch off your device. Press & hold: Volup+VolDown+Power button simultaneously. Leave the button after 3 secs of vibration. You’ll see TWRP Recovery.

TWRP Recovery in Lenovo A6000/Plus
TWRP Recovery in Lenovo A6000/Plus

Step 3. Goto Backup. Select System, data, boot & swipe to confirm. It will start creating backup of your device. If in case anything goes wrong, you can restore this backup rather running through posts & asking for help.

Step 4.  Goto Wipe>Advanced Wipe>Select Wipe cache, Wipe Dalvik cache, Format System, Wipe data. Swipe for Yes! It will take 10-30secs to wipe all the selected data.

Lenovo A6000/Plus Wiping Data
Lenovo A6000/Plus Wiping Data

Step 4. Now Go to Install, locate the downloaded ROM file & swipe to Install the ROM file. After the ROM flashing process gets completed again goto Install & Flash the GApps file.

Step 5. After everything is done, wipe cache & dalvik cache. Now Reboot your device.

Step 6. That’s it! First boot might take 2-3 minutes. Don’t worry! Setup your Google Account & restore all your apps.

Also Read: Top 10 best Custom ROMs for Lenovo A6000 & A6000 Plus

Downloads:

To enable Root access, Enable Developer options & check “Allow Root access”. You can disable it any time. You might find some minor bugs like Proximity sensor doesn’t work, random freezes but its completely your device to upgrade to Android M. You can downgrade anytime by directly flashing Android Lollipop ROM from recovery.

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